Idaho Treasurer Julie A. Ellsworth Releases 2021 Transparency Report

Idaho Treasurer Julie A. Ellsworth  Releases 2021 Transparency Report

In the 2021 Transparency Report Card, Idaho Treasurer Julie A. Ellsworth reports on the work of the Credit Enhancement Committee, the Idaho Bond Bank Authority, and Idaho Unclaimed Property. It includes earning distributions through the Diversified Bond Fund, Idle Investment Pool, and the Local Government Investment Pool. The report also includes an investments accountability chart.

Highlights include:

  • Idaho's Millennium Fund earnings grew from $7,911,139 in 2020 to $16,722,342 in 2021
  • The Idaho Bond Bank facilitated $4.2 million savings for Idaho taxpayers by successfully refinancing outstanding loans; a 10.7% reduction in interest over the life of the loans
  • The Diversified Bond Fund distributed earnings of $15.7 million
  • Idle Investment Pool for state agencies distributed $15.5 million
  • The Local Government Investment Pool distributed over $16.1 million
  • Idaho maintained a credit rating of Aa1stable with Moodys, AA+ with Standard and Poors, and received a AAA rating with Fitch
  • The Treasurer’s office returned over $8.7 million of Unclaimed Property to Idahoans. A record-breaking amount in just over a year.

“As Treasurer, I am dedicated to looking after the hard-earned dollars of Idaho citizens. My office strives to provide the best service possible to protect the state's assets by applying prudent and ethical banking and investment practices," Ellsworth said.

Idaho’s chief banking and investment officer, Treasurer Ellsworth is a statewide constitutional officer. Treasurer Ellsworth safeguards approximately $10.13 billion in assets and stewards the cash management of Idaho's $9.39 billion state budget and related payments to state agencies, local governments, and public schools.

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